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Jordan records 18 deaths on Wednesday

Around 4.09 percent of the 24,968 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive. (Photo: Unsplash)
(Photo: Jordan News)

AMMAN — The Ministry of Health said that on Wednesday it recorded 18 COVID-19 fatalities and 812 new cases in the Kingdom, bringing the death toll to 10,338 and the caseload to 792, 278.اضافة اعلان

To date, there are currently 12,748 cases countrywide, according to the media statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.

The statement added that the number of patients who were admitted to hospitals on Wednesday stood at 86, while 64 cases have recovered and discharged.

According to the briefing, the total number of recoveries recorded Wednesday, whether at hospitals or at home, stood at 1,012, bringing the total to 769,192 since the outbreak began.
Moreover, the number of COVID-19 patients still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide has reached 612.

The statement also indicated that the occupancy of ICU beds in the northern, central, and southern regions, has reached 18, 29, and 12 percent, respectively.
With regard to testing, 29,285 tests were conducted Wednesday, 2.77 percent of which were positive.

The statement also added that the total number of people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has reached 3,401,192 and 2,822,246 have received their second shot, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.


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